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L'oste scuro

Piazza Lionardo Vigo 5/6, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 763 4001
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
13 Oct 2016
“Friendly and great Sicilian food”
24 Aug 2016
“Certainly in the top group of Acireale restaurants, in a scenic square”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Piazza Lionardo Vigo 5/6, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of our best dinners during a 9 day tour of Sicily. Truly great food, excellent service, and I really am a foodie. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

this is a wonderful place and mr. fazio is a very beautiful person who loves his work and meets the discerning customer. The place is simple but the familiarity is unique.the sacrifice and dedication in search of flavors combined with the freshness of the ingredients...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food from start to end. We had a selection of starters which were mouth watering. I suggest the clamari fritti and the sausage swardfish. Then we had a verity of pasta with sea food which were scrumptious. I recommend this restaurant and will come...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

It seems you can have any fish as long as it's swordfish but it was good nonetheless. The service was fine and I had my first, excellent glass of Nero d'Avola. Good location and a generally positive attitude to people on their first night in...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Acireale is a charming city and L'Oste Scuro has the perfect location. The food is of a high quality, served by helpful and friendly staff, and well-known Sicilian specialities make up the menu. I couldn't resist the pasta alla vongole and it was excellent. I'd...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Drove down to Acireale just to ReVisit L'oste Scuro. What can I say that hasn't been said.... Great antipasto, love the home made lemonade didn't leave much space for the main but still found a way to fit it in. But most of all great...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Attending Acireale, for years I had noticed this restaurant, located in a scenic location, in front of the baroque church of San Sebastiano. The opportunity to experience the property occurred recently, when two friends wanted to offer us a dinner. We focused on a main...More

Thank Brun066
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Recommended by our hotel L'Oste Scuro proved excellent. A wide range of tasty dishes reasonably priced with polite and efficient service this restaurant deserves to succeed.

Thank PaddyShephard
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this little Trattoria by the owners of the apartment where we are staying. It's a charming Sicilian restaurant serving fresh fish / seafood & also good vegetarian options. Lots of locals dining there at lunchtime. Great welcome, good, unobtrusive service and good...More

Thank Erskinefamily
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We were led to this restaurant by an old man on the Piazza Duomo. Not quite sure what to expect, we had a most pleasant surprise. The atmosphere is old fashioned, with some funny masks and lots of pictures of the region from the early...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 28 - USD 36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Lionardo Vigo 5/6, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Acireale
  • Phone Number: +39 095 763 4001
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